10-year-old boy behind bomb threat

By on November 28, 2013

Manheim Middle School evacuated Monday morning

Manheim’s middle school was evacuated Monday morning after a student reported seeing a bomb threat written on a wall in the building.

The building is located at 261 White Oak Road in Penn Township.

Northern Lancaster County Regional Police responded just before 9:30 a.m. and determined the threat was not credible.

Police said a student reported to school officials that there was writing on a wall stating, “There is a bomb in the building.” Officials evacuated the school and notified police immediately. After the investigation determined that the threat was not credible, students were returned to their classrooms.

A 10-year-old boy has been identified as the person who initiated the threat.

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